The Things That Are Unseen

April 21, 2014

Title:  The Things That Are Unseen Date: June 19, 1923 Location: Wheaton College, Norton, Massachusetts Summary: Coolidge reflects on the purpose of education in America and how it can support democratic liberal ideals. (Original document available here) The educational institutions of our country act in a public capacity. Although oftentimes privately endowed, they exist under the authority of a […]

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Sixth Annual Message to the Congress of the United States

May 22, 2012

Title: Sixth Annual Message to the Congress of the United States Date: December 4, 1928 Location: United States’ Congress, Washington, D.C. Context: Coolidge delivers to Congress his annual message on the state of the economy, the nation, and foreign affairs. To the Congress of the United States: No Congress of the United States ever assembled, on surveying the state […]

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